Training

Eight weeks to your first Ironman – get ready to go

First Ironman approaching and doubts over your readiness setting in? We’ll get you to the finish line…
03 July 2015 at 11:00

Beat dizziness after the swim

Are you suffering from T1 head spins? Read our advice and we'll have you blasting through transition in no time  (1)

Mirinda Carfrae on coping with the heat in long-distance triathlons

We ask the reigning Ironman World Champion how she performs at the highest level in hot weather, and what happened at Kona 2012 when she didn't take on enough water

Sub-1hr run session: Heat adaptation

Prepare to sweat with this 60min running workout for advanced athletes that’s ideal preparation for a hot race

Sub-1hr session: Visualise a bike PB

No more than 10mins each day can see you smash the second tri leg. We show you how…
29 June 2015 at 16:16

Sub-1hr swim workout: Open-water booster

Brighton Tri Club head coach Mike Porteous provides a confidence-boosting group session, so you won’t ruin your bucket list race in the first few minutes
26 June 2015 at 11:00

Do leg-kick swim drills matter to triathletes?

We look at why they’re a key thing to practise in the pool
25 June 2015 at 11:00

Get better at running long and slow for Ironman

Master the ‘Steady Eddie’ pace with our advice for stepping up in distance
24 June 2015 at 11:00

Three key benefits of strength training for triathletes

Coach Matt Edwards explains a few of the main reasons why you should include hills and interval work in your weekly training
22 June 2015 at 11:00

How to make velodrome training more triathlon-specific

You don’t need to attempt the Hour Record to improve your bike performances
19 June 2015 at 11:00

Four bike drills to improve your triathlon times

Put more weapons in your cycling arsenal with these workouts
18 June 2015 at 11:00

Can caffeine boost your performance in a triathlon?

... and are energy drinks like Red Bull more effective than cheaper caffeine tablets?
17 June 2015 at 11:00  (4)

Sub-1hr bike workout: Into the red

This tough turbo workout for advanced athletes will test all aspects of your cycling fitness
16 June 2015 at 14:26

Plyometric exercises for triathletes

Boost muscular power, explosiveness and, ultimately, performance
15 June 2015 at 14:41  (1)

Don't let bike malfunctions ruin your race day

Any sort of wheel-related issue has the potential to spoil a race, so take heed of Andy Blow's six hard-won pieces of advice
12 June 2015 at 14:00

Ironman nutrition: plan for success and nail the fuelling

Make it memorable for the right reasons with our advice for the bike and run legs
10 June 2015 at 15:16

Race faster on a budget: stack training, nutrition and technology in your favour

Cash well-spent can sometimes help you achieve better race results. But the best things in triathlon are often free...
09 June 2015 at 12:05

How to taper for middle-distance triathlons

With 70.3 Staffs coming up fast, we explain how you should be easing off in the last weeks
08 June 2015 at 12:05

Sub-1hr session: The Big Swim

Push yourself to the edge and get ready for race day with this 60min workout

Explained: why lactic acid is your friend, not foe

Despite its reputation as a performance limiter, we reveal how lactic acid is actually what boosts your aerobic and anaerobic power…